One of the top contributors on the Super Bowl XLVII champion Baltimore Ravens roster is now headed to Baltimore's AFC North rivals, the Cleveland Browns.
Defensive end Paul Kruger signed a five-year deal worth $41 million with the Browns on Tuesday, according to a USA Today report. The move marks another departure from John Harbaugh's championship defensive unit. Speculated throughout the week, ESPN's Adam Schefter was the first to report the details.
Kruger, 27 will likely play the outside linebacker position in recently hired defensive coordinator Ray Horton's 3-4 scheme. The former second-round draft pick out of Utah stepped up in 2012, recording a career-high nine sacks. He had 4.5 sacks in the Ravens' four-game postseason run, including two of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in Super Bowl XLVII.
The Browns are headed in a new direction and were well-suited for this year's NFL free agency sweepstakes, leading the league in cap space heading into March.
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